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Working People – Wake Up!

(By: Ken Harrell, Joye Law Firm Partner) Note: Mr. Harrell is the head of the workers’ compensation department at Joye Law Firm and serves on the executive committee of the Association of South Carolina Claimant Attorneys for Workers’ Compensation. Recently,… read more

Workers’ Compensation Bill Passed

On June 26, 2007, Governor Mark Sanford signed a bill which significantly changes many aspects of South Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws. While some changes will reduce the rights of injured workers, there were also some changes which will help hold… read more

When a Caretaker Needs Care

Michelle has devoted her life to caring for others, working for over 30 years as a radiology technologist for a number of local hospitals and medical clinics. “That was pretty much all I knew,” said Michelle. “I completed training to… read more

Welders – Call Us for a Free Screening

The Joye Law Firm is currently investigating potential claims against the manufacturers of welding products – including welding rods, wires, and electrodes – for damages caused by exposure to manganese fumes. This potentially harmful exposure usually occurs during the process… read more


November 5 th is Election Day and there are several key races in South Carolina which will impact the future rights of consumers, injured workers, and other injured persons. Because we have law firm members who are actively involved in… read more

The “Renegade” Truck Driver

On March 17, 2001, Alan Jenkins (the client’s name has been changed for confidentiality reasons) was traveling down Interstate 26 in rush hour traffic. Mr. Jenkins was following a tractor trailer carrying an oversized load. Unfortunately, the driver of the… read more

The Importance of Safety

In the summer of 1999 Julius Doctor was working at a textile plant in North Charleston. His job involved feeding multiple lines of thread through a “warper” machine so that the thread could be made into canvas. The thread ran… read more

“That Ship Has Sailed”

Six-year-old Sergio Jimenez was riding in the backseat of his parent’s 1985 Dodge minivan when his mother turned left to exit a shopping center. An oncoming Honda Civic came through the intersection traveling at just 5 mph and hit the… read more

Routine Drive Turns Into Tragedy

One moment Phillip was in his car after eating lunch at a local diner. The next he was in the hospital unable to breathe on his own after being involved in a violent motor-vehicle collision. As Phillip lay in the hospital… read more

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Selected to the Super Lawyers' Top 10 List in South Carolina.

Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in South Carolina and we are incredibly honored for Mark C. Joye to have been named one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in South Carolina for 2016. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Mark C. Joye is not only a highly respected personal injury attorney who handles a full spectrum of cases, from brain injuries and defective products to nursing home abuse and workers' compensation, but he is a strong advocate for positive change in his profession and community. He has also served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving victims who suffered catastrophic injuries or wrongful death through car or trucking accidents.


Giving back to our area is important to us.

From our offices in Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Clinton, and Columbia, SC, we have been fighting to help people face legal challenges since 1968. Our lawyers and staff devote just as much assistance to our community as we do to our clients. We have been giving back to the local area for many years and continue to serve our neighbors through programs such as the Joye Law Firm Annual Scholarship Program and community service initiatives for our annual charitable partner of the year.

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